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P2P lending achieves 10-fold growth with returns as high as 25% in 1 year

Some of the players in the sectors are themselves wary of this unregulated interest rate regime

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As P2P platforms grow by leaps and bounds, giving high returns with moderate risks, it has attracted many novice as well as seasoned investors

Namrata Acharya Kolkata
Last month, Nitin, a college student, earned 22 per cent returns out of his monthly allowances. He is a regular investor in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms, and was attracted to P2P lending by an advertisement which said something like this, “now earn 24 per cent returns on unused liquidity by lending to real people”

In the last one year, no other sector weathered slowdowns and financial crisis in India like the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending - essential platforms which cater to subprime borrowers.

A sunrise sector in the Indian financial sector landscape, P2P lending, has grown more than 10 times in

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First Published: Feb 12 2020 | 4:27 PM IST

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